Black Excellence

  By Kyla Thomas “What if I fail? Oh, but what if you soar?”  No matter what generation you were born into, we all have a common denominator, the fear of failure.  Albert Einstein once said, “It takes seven positive influences to overcome one negative.”  Due to the social media craze, negative headlines are at our fingertips every second of the day.  Our future leaders, our youth are being victimized daily.  It… Read More

Strong Connections

Jim Mustian of The Advocate writes about Xavier University and New Schools of New Orleans joining forces in an unprecedented way to develop a program dedicated to educating and preparing college seniors to become public school teachers.  This first of its kind partnership between a charter school and an HBCU will be called the Norman C. Francis Teacher Residency and its mission is to diversify the teaching force in New Orleans Public Schools… Read More